---- — EVANS, GA. — Mr. John Alfred Sears (Ret 1 S Sgt), 71 Evans, GA., passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at his residence surrounded by family.
Born in Beekmantown, N.Y. He was the son of the late Henry and Florence Rivers Sears.
He retired from the US Army Signal Corps as a Pt Sergeant. He was a member of the Webb Lodge @166. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing and reading.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Purcell-Sears; children, Pam (Bobby) Sears-Holley, Harlem, Ga., John (Julie) Sears, Evans, Ga., Dean ( Shelley) Sears, Carrolton, Va.; brother, Tom (Mary) Sears; sisters, Chic Renadette, Nina (Walt) Coryea, Amy Catellier; and nine grandchildren.
Predeceased by brothers, Fred Sears, Henry (Wille) Sears; sisters, Laah Sorrell, Liz Dupell, and Marie Gordon.
Memorial Mass at 2 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2013 at St Alexander's Church, Morrisonville, NY.. Reception immediately following Mass at Jubilee Hall.